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Does immunotherapy involve antitoxins?
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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Definition
Immunotherapy indicates the use of immunological mechanisms for treatment.
Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) do not include antitoxins. Antitoxins are antibodies against toxins and are used whaen toxins are suspected, for example posionous snake bites. This treatment can be called immunotherapy.

In brief: Definition
Immunotherapy indicates the use of immunological mechanisms for treatment.
Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) do not include antitoxins. Antitoxins are antibodies against toxins and are used whaen toxins are suspected, for example posionous snake bites. This treatment can be called immunotherapy.
Dr. Javier Chinen
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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: No
Immunotherapy involves purified allergens.

In brief: No
Immunotherapy involves purified allergens.
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